Computer Aided Draughting and Design HNC

UCAS code 161H
UHI information line 0845 272 3600

What is special about this course?

This HNC Computer-Aided Draughting and Design will provide you with a sound knowledge of the technical and theoretical aspects of CADD, including 3D modelling, visualisation and rendering.

You can study this course at Moray College UHI in Elgin.

Special features

You can study full time or part time to suit your personal and professional circumstances

Entry requirements

  • 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above in Graphical Communication or
  • 1 A level at grade C or above in Graphical Communication or
  • NC/NQ Engineering at level 6; NQ Craftsmanship Skills: Engineering plus Core Mathematics 3
  • Prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above are encouraged to apply, relevant professional experience will be taken into consideration
  • You may be required to attend an interview

Access routes

  • NC/NQ Engineering
  • NQ Craftsmanship Skills: Engineering plus Core Mathematics 3

Year 1 - HNC

Mandatory units are:

  • Communication: practical skills
  • CAD 2D I
  • CAD: 2D II
  • CAD: 3D modelling
  • CAD: user systems
  • CAD: principles
  • Design methodology
  • CADD: graded unit 1
  • CAD: visualisation, rendering and presentation
  • CAD: feature-based modelling 1
  • CAD: systems management
  • CAD: architectural 1

Option unit may include:

  • Design for manufacture

 

How will I study my course?

  • Full time
  • Part time (structured)
  • Part time (unstructured)

You will study by way of face-to-face lectures and tutorials in the classroom, and practical sessions

How long will my course last?

  • Full time: 1 year
  • Part time: 2 years

Where can I study my course?

Start date

September

How much will my course cost?

For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND) 2016-17
Full-time per year
£1,285
Part-time (per HN unit) £86

Rest of UK students

For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term time address in Scotland studying this course, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND) 2016-17
Full-time per year £6,510
Part-time (per HN unit) £434

Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.

There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.

International students

For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND) 2016-17
Full-time per year £6,510
Part-time (per HN unit)** £434

 **There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international students.

What funding can I apply for?

External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact your enrolling college for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of your course you will be qualified for employment or an apprenticeship in computer-aided draughting and design

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Computer Aided Draughting and Design HNC

I want to start in Aug/Sep 2016 Aug/Sep 2017

International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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